The Third Way — A Utopian Realist Critique
No longer viewing state and market as being fundamentally in tension and, instead, fostering a partnership between the two, where the private sector helps to deliver and improve public services, while public services place greater emphasis on actively aiding the private sector.
Devolving political decision-making to communities and individuals, combined with a greater onus on individuals to transform their lives and communities.
Understanding the importance of life politics, primarily by legislating to change policies that enforce a standardized life cycle, such as the mandatory retirement age, and actively legislating to enable different lifestyles, for instance, by using policy to diversify education and work (both in terms of times and places).
KeywordsCivil Society Structuration Theory Structural Constraint Critical Literature Life Politics
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